Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of French Literature, Thought and Culture

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of French Literature, Thought and Culture

At both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the Department of French Literature, Thought and Culture offers an extensive range of courses in French and Francophone language, literature, and civilization. With a staff of internationally known scholars and teachers, the program is strong and diversified emphasizing immersion of the student in foreign culture and language. The vast majority of courses are taught in French.

This is a Continuing Contract Faculty position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor in Department of French Literature, Thought and Culture. The initial appointment will be for a three-year term, subject to renewal for subsequent multi-year terms. The appointment will start on September 1, 2022, pending budgetary and administrative approval.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of effective teaching in a wide array of French language courses at the undergraduate level. A Ph.D. in French language, literature, or a related field is preferred, although candidates with another appropriate terminal degree may apply.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications received by April 8th will receive the fullest consideration. To apply, submit a cover letter that reflects on relevant experience, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three references.  Please apply to the position using the following link: As diversity is an important part of the NYU mission, in the statement of teaching philosophy, we ask you to provide a brief paragraph telling us how diversity figures into your past and present teaching, research, community engagement, and/or life experience, as well as how you would bring issues of diversity to bear on the leadership, teaching, and programming of the program.

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